Faisal Rafi who is a Recording Producer, Percussionist, Drummer is currently working with an Internationally acclaimed classical musician, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt who has performed in 41 countries of the world and is currently performing in Pakistan. Bhatt who is the creator of the musical instrument Mohan Veena, won a Grammy Award with US guitarist Ry Cooder in 1994 for their album A Meeting by the River.
Faisal has recently recorded a session with Grammy Award winning artiste Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and sub continental legend Ustad Fateh Ali Khan. He said on facebook,
“In studio recording Grammy Award winning artiste Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Ustad Fateh Ali Khan in a historic fusion, first of its kind. A mind blowing jugulbandi of veena and vocal improvisation also featuring Ustad Bashir Khan on Tabla and Afzal Khan on harmonium.”
Faisal Rafi who started off as a sound engineer, has come far and has produced urban pop music alongside other classical projects. The co-producer of hit Rahat Fateh Ali Khan songs, ‘Jiya Dhadak Dhadak Jaye’ and ‘Mann Ki Lagan’, Faisal has worked with some of the most prolific musicians in the country including Junoon, Rohail Hyatt, Shahi Hasan, Strings, Karavan, Gumby, Aamir Zaki as well as with the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan among various others. He has also produced the albums of some of the young musical groups and artistes like Kaavish, Raeth, Maryam Kizalbash and Ayesha Omar and is also working with Shaheryar Mirza, Arieb Azhar and Taal Karisma.
Check out the Pictures of their Recording Session below: